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The concept of quality of life in relation of health

Bowling, A. (1995) The concept of quality of life in relation of health Metodologia e Didattica Clinica, 7, (3), 99 - 103. (PMID:11623492).

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This paper will discuss the broadening of the concept of health to include social and psychological concepts, as well as physical health, and the movement away from narrow conceptions of health and disease. In Europe and in USA, some specialties, particularly in psychiatry and cancer, have made considerable progress in the development of broader measurements of outcome in relation to health related quality of life. Others, such as cardiology and rheumatology have been more limited (concentrating on role functioning or return to work at most). Across all specialties, however, there has been an increasing interest in measuring outcome of health care in relation to the patient's quality of life

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Published date: 1995
Keywords: health, life, quality, quality of life
Organisations: Faculty of Health Sciences


Local EPrints ID: 334780
ISSN: 1122-1909
PURE UUID: 4f338d96-2615-4833-9836-1ef9d8df7fe8

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Date deposited: 23 Mar 2012 14:07
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:11

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Author: A. Bowling

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